Hours & Admission


General Daytime Hours

February 1 – October 31:  Daily* 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

November 1 – January 31:  Daily* 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

*Thanksgiving & Christmas Day

Daytime admission ticket sales and entry end one hour prior to closing.


Special Event Evening Hours

Grandiflora: Gamrath Glass by Night
Thursday - Sunday, May 30 – September 29, 2019; 6 – 10 p.m.
Please note that select unlit areas of the Garden (without sculptures) including Lost Hollow and the Perennial Gardens will close at 8:30 p.m.

Holidays at the Garden
November 29, 2019 – January 5, 2020; 5 – 9 p.m. *Closed Christmas Day


General Daytime Admission

Garden Members:  Free
Learn more about becoming a member here!

Adult:  $14.95

Senior (60+):  $12.95

Child 2-12:  $7.95

Child Under 2:  Free

Groups of 15+:  Click Here

Special Event Admission

Admission fees include viewing of Grandiflora: Gamrath Glass.
Additional fees apply to the Butterfly Bungalow.
Please note, event admission fees may apply to select events including Holidays at the Garden.

Click here to view a full calendar of events and classes.


Contact us at info@dsbg.org or (704) 825-4490.


Do you have wheelchairs or strollers available?
Wheel chairs and strollers are not available for rent, although the Garden is stroller/handicap accessible. Benches are located throughout the Garden.

Are pets allowed?
Only trained service animals that perform life functions for individuals with disabilities are permitted in the Garden.

What if it rains?
The Garden is open rain or shine. Refunds or rain checks on admission ticket purchases are not granted for weather related reasons. In the event of extreme weather including snow or a bad storm the Garden may close. Please call 704-825-4490 prior to your visit.

Can we bring food and beverages?
Picnics and coolers are welcome anywhere on the property, but please no alcoholic carry-ins or grills. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis on the terrace or at picnic tables.

Do you have a restaurant on site?
No, but drinks and light snacks are available in The Garden Store for purchase. The Garden occasionally hosts food trucks for special events, but please inquire for more details.

Can I bring art supplies and/or a camera?
Yes, the Garden encourages creativity! Please read our photo policy here for more info on photography in the Garden before your visit.